AST: takeoffs are optional but safe landings are mandatory

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kai Hall, 35th Communications Squadron airfield systems technician, interfaces with the FQ 19 weather system to run a diagnostic test Jan. 20, 2011, Misawa Air Base, Japan. The weather system that AS Airmen maintain is capable of measuring cloud height, air temperature, presence of freezing rain and a myriad of other possible weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Phillip Butterfield/Released)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Phillip ButterfieldReleased
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